JD Sports to launch investigation into covert filming of chairman

JD Sports

JD Sports have begun an investigation into who was behind the filming of a meeting between the company’s chair Peter Cowgill and Footasylum boss Barry Bown at a car park in July.

The retailer was forced to respond after footage emerged of Cowgill and Brown meeting in a car park in Bury, Greater Manchester, which was first published over the weekend by The Sunday Times

JD Sports has rejected any claims that the meeting between Cowgill and Bown in July was in “any way suspicious or illegitimate”, adding in a statement that the meeting had already been disclosed to the CMA.

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